HAN News Update, Jan. 27

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Mike Suppe joins Kate for local sports and Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following for Wednesday, Jan. 27:

In Milford last night, St. Gabriel School parents got news that they had been dreading: A facilitator told them that the Catholic elementary school will close at the end of the school year.

A report about a man with a gun in Bridgeport sent a tech school into lockdown this morning.

A Fairfield man State police say was traveling north on the southbound side of Route 8 early this morning rammed into police cruisers and caused the highway to briefly be shut down.

On Tuesday afternoon, a northbound train coming from Grand Central Terminal hit an “unauthorized” car stopped on the tracks of Metro-North’s Danbury Branch.

Six exotic dancers who work at Keepers Gentlemen’s Club in Milford say they haven’t been paid fairly, according to an article in the Connecticut Law Tribune, which focuses on the woman’s legal battle in the court system.

A Newtown man is facing charges after police said he tried to grab a police officer’s gun during a DUI arrest.

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) has issued a statement prohibiting the use of hoverboards on state college campuses.

A bald eagle was seen yesterday on Simpaug Turnpike near Redding’s border with Ridgefield.

The New Canaan Chamber of Commerce is requesting from various town bodies to add a day to the 2016 Village Fair and Sidewalk Sale, in order to offset having only one day that is also the date for Greenwich and Darien sidewalk sales.

Author Will Siss will be at the Ridgefield Library on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. to talk about the history of Connecticut beer. Siss has written about craft beer in Connecticut since 2005 as a columnist for the Waterbury Republican-American.